Great American Treasure Hunt

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Holabird’s Western Americana Collections Presents
The Great American Treasure Hunt
Western Americana & Numismatic Auction

PREVIEW
HWAC Office
3555 Airway Drive
Reno, NV 89511
Friday - September 12 - 10am-6pm
* Preview also available by appointment

Sessions 1 & 2
LIVE AUCTION
Saturday, September 13, 2014 & Sunday, September 14, 2014
Starting Time: 9am PST, both days

Session 3
ABSENTEE AUCTION
Internet or phone bidding only.
Sept 15, 2014
Starting time: 9am monday

LOT PICKUP
Tuesday through Friday after the sale,
normal office hours or by appointment

AUCTION LOCATION
HWAC Office
3555 Airway Drive Suite #309
Reno, NV 89511
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Big Canyon Gold Mining & Milling Company360 - Big Canyon Gold Mining & Milling Company
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9 pieces. Two assay sheets. One with prices of bars from Theodore Allen. Two of the Big Canyon Chlorination Works (see photo for condition) for Januar
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Start Price : 25.00 | Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
 
 
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Big Trees collection361 - Big Trees collection
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23 pieces. There are two signed illustrated letters here from Hutchings. Hutchings was unarguably the most important figure at Yosemite. In these lett
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 350.00 - 600.00
Sold to 9***1 for (900.00 + 175.50) x 1 = 1,075.50
 
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Dowd's Landing archive362 - Dowd's Landing archive
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24 pieces of correspondence from A. J. Crain to M. P. Morgans. Mostly asking Mr. Morgans to pay companies and people.City: Dowd's Landin
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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French Gulch collection: small town outside of Murphys363 - French Gulch collection: small town outside of Murphys
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19 pieces. Billheads from W. H. Wolf blacksmith and G. Reinhuas general merchandise. These pieces all relate to the Brunswick Mine.City:
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 350.00
 
 
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Knight's Ferry and Robinson Ferry archive.364 - Knight's Ferry and Robinson Ferry archive.
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38 pieces. (1) 31 Knight's Ferry pieces. Two different Stanislaus Milling and Power Company billheads. 27 Harrold, Tulloch & Son pieces. Thr...
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Start Price : 150.00 | Estimates : 300.00 - 800.00
 
 
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Milton archive365 - Milton archive
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50+ pieces. Includes wagon pictorial H. G. Davis forwarding billheads. H. A. Meyers forwarding billheads. Louis H. Geyser forwarding billheads. J.A. B
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Estimates : 350.00 - 700.00
Sold to a****a for (170.00 + 33.15) x 1 = 203.15
 
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Mitchler archive366 - Mitchler archive
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Over 235 pieces directly concerning Frank Mitchler. The best piece is a business card for the Mitchler Hotel in Murphys. Includes many, many billheads
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Estimates : 1,200.00 - 3,000.00
Sold to t******2 for (600.00 + 117.00) x 1 = 717.00
 
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Mitchler Hotel business card and post card367 - Mitchler Hotel business card and post card
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1) 1908 post card cancelled in Murphys (Stamp missing). Shows people standing around the front of the hotel. 2) Business card for the Mitchler Hotel,
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to t********n.. for (200.00 + 39.00) x 1 = 239.00
 
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Mitchler Hotel advertising covers and Business Cards368 - Mitchler Hotel advertising covers and Business Cards
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Lot of 4. 1&2) Two different unused Mitchler's Hotel covers. 3) COLORFUL Mitchler Hotel business card advertising cigars. Not in the best co...
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to t********n.. for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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Three different Mitchler Hotel unused advertising covers369 - Three different Mitchler Hotel unused advertising covers
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Two are addressed, but none are cancelled. Also a letter to "Friend Billy."City: MurphysCounty: CalaverasState:
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Estimates : 80.00 - 150.00
Sold to 9***1 for (65.00 + 12.68) x 1 = 77.68
 
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Two 1898 Mitchler's Hotel billheads and envelopes370 - Two 1898 Mitchler's Hotel billheads and envelopes
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Each piece is for lodging. Each has an unused return envelope that has not been used. The envelopes have a different corner advertisement. Each piece
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to e*****r for (100.00 + 19.50) x 1 = 119.50
 
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9 binders of Union Water Works371 - 9 binders of Union Water Works
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Here is another story waiting to be written. A very thorough look at this company, who worked for them, and what they did. Examples include: W. Dunbar
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Estimates : 100.00 - 200.00
Sold to L*****1 for (140.00 + 27.30) x 1 = 167.30
 
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Manuel archive372 - Manuel archive
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85 John Manuel billheads. At least 13 varieties. John Manuel, who for a number of years was one of the most prominent businessmen of Murphys, was born
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Estimates : 500.00 - 1,500.00
Sold to t******2 for (250.00 + 48.75) x 1 = 298.75
 
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Mitchler business card in excellent condition373 - Mitchler business card in excellent condition
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Business card for the Mitchler Hotel, first class accommodations. Highlights the cigars sold: Reina Victoria, Bolt Clymer, and Sanchez y Hayas Havana
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Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
Sold to t********n.. for (300.00 + 58.50) x 1 = 358.50
 
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Stamped steamer receipt from San Francisco to Murphys374 - Stamped steamer receipt from San Francisco to Murphys
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Has a one cent blue steamer document stamp. Stamped on the stamp is "U. T. Co. / May 15, 1899 / J. S. Gerard." NICE USAGE!City: Murphys
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Estimates : 50.00 - 75.00
Sold to m********e for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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Two rare Picardsville billheads375 - Two rare Picardsville billheads
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A. Piccardo (yes, for whom Picardsville is named): Dealer in imported wines, liquors ,and cigars. Nice whiskey piece!City: Picardsville
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Estimates : 50.00 - 100.00
Sold to 9*****H for (25.00 + 4.88) x 1 = 29.88
 
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Rich Gulch archive376 - Rich Gulch archive
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13 pieces. All handwritten. Several receipts for work on taking down compressor. R. W. Petre and Henry Doray signed receipts for work done. Etc.
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Start Price : 100.00 | Estimates : 200.00 - 400.00
 
 
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Calaveras Prospect billhead377 - Calaveras Prospect billhead
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C. W. Getchell proprietor. CD Lane subscription from 1895 to 1899.City: San AndreasCounty: CalaverasState: C
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Start Price : 20.00 | Estimates : 40.00 - 60.00
 
 
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San Andreas archive378 - San Andreas archive
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62 pieces. Billheads for Union Livery Stable, California Exploration Co., JF Washburn stables, J. Robert Wylie mining engineer, Metropolitan Hotel (te
Bidding Has Concluded
Estimates : 300.00 - 600.00
Sold to l*******c for (150.00 + 29.25) x 1 = 179.25
 
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Utica Mine archive379 - Utica Mine archive
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150 pieces. The Utica was purchased by three important people: C. D. Lane (Angels Camp), Alina Hayward (Comstock, Eureka Mine), and W. S. Hobart (Lake
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Start Price : 450.00 | Estimates : 900.00 - 2,500.00
 
 
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